I have tried to explain to people that history repeats because the nature of man does not change. A friend of mine who has been reading my work is fond of telling me that people do not read anymore. If I want to make my point, I need to do it in pictures or video. I’d like to think those who read my posts are different, that they care enough to read. But, just in case – and to humor him — I found a couple pictures that illustrate this point and thought I would share them with you:
First, think of what is happening in our society this very moment. Now, read what was being said as Rome was collapsing into tyranny:
Now do you understand why knowing history is so important? It’s not that knowing history will allow us to stop anything – though it might – but that it teaches us the sign so that we can tell there is a storm coming in time to take shelter.
People, look at this nation, the world: the storm is already here!